Highlights

UF AI University Open Positions

UFIT Research Computing has a team of 18 very dedicated people supporting research and education on UF’s supercomputer HiPerGator. Now it has 7 open positions to help build the infrastructure and support for the University’s AI Initiative in partnership with… Read More

Unveiling the Mysteries of Bark Beetles Through HiPerGator

Potential for Impacts to Florida’s $25 billion timber industry By Lindsay Gamble, UFIT Communications Specialist UF researchers are studying one of the most prolific insect species and its impact on the environment, economy, and people. Led by Jiri Hulcr, associate… Read More

Transforming Land-Use Analysis

College of Design Construction & Planning faculty are optimizing informed decision-making for municipalities. By: Tracy Gale The University of Florida is transforming patient care and disease prevention, crop safety and yields, and machine learning research.  Soon, UF could change the… Read More

UF Health Cancer Center Drug Discovery Program

David Ostrov, Ph.D., and the UF Health Cancer Center Drug Discovery Program use X-ray crystallography to identify drugs that bind with key proteins to potentially enhance immune response against cancer. The team used HiPerGator to narrow down the list of… Read More

Prof. Bryan Kolaczkowski

Prof. Bryan Kolaczkowski

One of the major justifications of large-scale genomic sequencing is that it will ultimately yield important insights into the causes of human disease. But how can we systematically move from an understanding of the genome to viable biomedical therapies? Dr.… Read More

Prof. Adrian Roitberg

GPUs (Graphical Processing Units) have recently been recognized for their impressive computational potential. Taking advantage of this mostly untapped resource requires strong collaboration between computational scientists and domain scientists. A team of programmers at Nvidia (Dr. Scott Legrand) and the… Read More

Prof. Haiping Cheng

In her studies of the boundary between the bulk properties of matter and the quantized world of atoms and molecules, Dr. Cheng has an almost unquenchable demand for CPU cycles. The molecular dynamics simulations carried out by her group require… Read More

Prof. Eric Ford

Dr. Ford arrived at UF in the Fall of 2007. As a new faculty member, he faced the usual challenges of establishing a research group at a new institution. As a theoretical and computational astrophysicist, he faced the additional challenge… Read More

Prof. Paul Avery

Dr. Avery was the original HPC Center investor. His initial $200,000 investment combined with commitments from the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences (CLAS) and Office of Information Technology (OIT) for staffing, additional equipment, and machine-room improvements marked the creation of the HPC Center… Read More

Prof. Youping Chen

Research areas that Dr. Chen focuses on are theoretical and computational mechanics, multiscale mechanics of biological materials, and the tailoring and design of nano/micro-materials through computer simulations. Current projects being performed by Dr. Chen and her students include: Reformulation of… Read More